Blia Panel

Black Lives in Alaska: In the Moment—Covering Alaska's Black Lives Matter Protests

What was it like for local photographers to document the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests in Alaska? A panel of photographers share their experiences and favorite images from this community-based social justice action. Participating in a discussion moderated by Zakiya McCummings, are Anchorage photographers Mayowa Aina, Joshua Branstetter, Thomas McIntyre, Cornilius Nelson, Jovell Rennie, and Ohara Shipe.

This panel discussion was presented as part of the Anchorage Museum exhibition Black Lives in Alaska: Journey, Justice, Joy, on view April 30 - Nov. 28, 2021. Watch an archived recording of the panel HERE.

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